Font - St.Peter & St.Paul's Church, Weedon Bec, Northamptonshire
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman
N 52° 13.682 W 001° 04.452
30U E 631528 N 5788148
This font is placed to the rear of the church in a large open area in front of the arched opening to the ringing chamber.
Waymark Code: WM877B
Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 02/12/2010
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
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This 19th century font is square with cut-off corners on a round base with supporting columns at the four corners, all mounted on a square base and made of limestone. It has a wooden cover with scrolled ironwork and a central cross.

On the four faces there are carved the four evangelist's symbols, to the north a winged human - St.Matthew, to the south a winged lion - St.Mark, to the west a winged ox - St.Luke, and to the east an eagle - St.John. The four intermediate panels are carved with floral motifs whilst around the top rim is inscribed the phrase 'Suffer Little Children to come unto me and forbid them not'.
Approximate Age of Artefact: 1825

Relevant Website: Not listed

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